What is Tourisme about?

WHAT IS TOURISME
ABOUT?

Shorter for "Improving sustainable tourism development and capacity of tourism SMEs through transnational cooperation and knowledge transfer", this project aims at enhancing SMEs' capacities and skills for assessing their current environmental performances and taking up solutions which would allow them to align their businesses with certain circular economy principles. A total of 62 European SMEs will benefit from this project.

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What is Tourisme about?

WHO ARE WE?

The consortium of 8, led by Consulta Europa as the project coordinator, is a result of a careful selection which will grant necessary support for the selected beneficiary SMEs. Consisting of regional authorities from the four countries and accompanying technical, communication and academic expertise providers, the consortium will closely work with the SMEs in all aspects necessary for achieving the objectives of both the SMEs and the project itself.

WHO ARE WE DOING THIS FOR?

Cyprus

Cyprus

With the Nicosia Development Agency’s experience in local and regional development in the field of tourism, they will be the focal point for the participating Cypriot and other EU based SMEs

France

France

L’Institut Paris Region, as an expert in sustainable territorial development will not only be in charge of developing the support schemes but also coordinate the selection of and support the selected French and other EU based SMEs

Italy

Italy

A strong experience in reinforcing enterprises competitiveness through training activities, research and technical assistance, Sistemi Formativi Confindustria and the Autonomous Region of Sardinia will support and be the contact point for Italian and other EU based SMEs

Spain

Spain

The Canary Islands based Instituto Tecnologico de Canarias has over 25 years of experience in socio-economic transformation and sustainable development in the Canary Islands and will support the Spanish and other EU based beneficiary SMEs

What is Tourisme about?

WHAT DO WE WANT TO ACHIEVE?

Preceded by setting up a knowledge base and mapping existing good practices in environmental management in the field of tourism, the project will see a development of transnational and cross-sectoral support schemes. These schemes will have the ultimate objective of enabling the participating SMEs to scale up their activities and build capacities within their enterprises and finally access certification schemes and other initiatives that promote sustainable tourism and lead to competitive advantage, as an added value.

CALL FOR SMEs

Trainings, matchmakings, tailored mentoring and financial support for environmental certifications to become a more sustainable tourism business.

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